CAN I COMPOST IT?

YES

  • Fruit and vegetable scraps
  • Pasta, bread, cereal
  • Egg Shells
  • Small amounts (scraps) of meat & dairy
  • Coffee grounds, filters, & tea bags
  • Paper towels and paper towel rolls
  • Soiled paper food packaging
  • Pizza boxes
  • Flour and sugar bags
  • Paper plates
  • Baking ingredients, herbs, spices
  • Household plants including soil
  • Items labeled BPI Certified Compostable
  • Items labeled ASTM D6868 or D6400

NO

  • PLASTIC (unless labeled compostable)
  • Styrofoam meat trays
  • Aluminum foil
  • Candles, synthetic corks and gum
  • Dental floss and Q-tips
  • Disposable mop sheets
  • Dryer lint sheets
  • Vacuum cleaner bags
  • Hair, pet fur, pet waste
  • Dead animals (such as pets, roadkill, caught )
  • Fireplace or BBQ ashes
  • Recyclable materials
  • Items labeled biodegradable
  • Items labeled Oxo-Biodegradable